Ken Burns



Netflix box art for Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War Defying the Nazis: The Sharps' War
2016 / 79
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This film documents the story of minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife, Martha, who risked everything to save thousands of refugees fleeing the Nazis. This film documents the story of minister Waitstill Sharp and his wife, Martha, who risked everything to save thousands of refugees fleeing the Nazis.

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Netflix box art for Ken Burns: Prohibition - Season 1 Ken Burns: Prohibition - Season 1
2011 / 94

Ken Burns's documentary traces the passage of the 18th Amendment, the social and legal effects of prohibiting alcohol, and the repeal of Prohibition. A look back to when the call for temperance was answered by social upheaval ... and plenty of bathtub gin.

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Netflix box art for Ken Burns: The Civil War - Season 1 Ken Burns: The Civil War - Season 1
1990 / 99

Ken Burns's documentary depicts the action of famous Civil War battles, and relates the stories of soldiers, generals and a beleaguered president. Letters and journals bring the Civil War to life. Dive into them and experience the growing pains of a divided country.

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Netflix box art for Ken Burns: The Roosevelts: An Intimate... - Season 1 Ken Burns: The Roosevelts: An Intimate... - Season 1
2014 / 112

Award-winning documentarian Burns profiles three members of one of America's premier political families: Theodore, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. They're icons of American history. But they didn't get there without fighting their share of demons ... and winning.

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Netflix box art for Ken Burns: The West - Season 1 Ken Burns: The West - Season 1
1996 / 82

Historian Ken Burns and his team bring to life the challenges Americans faced in the 19th century as they embarked on westward expansion. Prosperity and bloodshed awaited as the U.S. edged into land ripe for the taking.

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Netflix box art for The Central Park Five The Central Park Five
2012 / 118

This documentary examines the case of five teenagers, all African-American or Latino, who were convicted of the brutal rape of a white woman in 1989. On a crisp night in 1989, a heinous attack set the city on fire. And for 10 years, the wrong kids paid.

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Netflix box art for The Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story The Navy SEALs: Their Untold Story
2014 / 113

Follow the history of the U.S. Navy SEALs, from D-Day to Korea and Vietnam, to their role in today's conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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